Health Torchlight Series

Find, Stop & Prevent Epidemics: Nigeria Unveils Blueprint for Health Security

“A disease outbreak anywhere is a risk everywhere”. – Tom Frieden, Former Director US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Infectious diseases seem to be featuring increasingly in the news in Nigeria. Either it is meningitis in the north-west, Lassa in the south-west or Monkey pox in the South-south. With  its increasing population, tropical […]

Nigerian Infectious Diseases Society: 2016 Annual General Scientific Conference

The Infectious Diseases Society will hold its 2016 Annual General Scientific Conference between the 25th and 27th November, 2016. The theme for this year’s conference is: Health Care Associated Infections. Sub-themes include: Antimicrobial resistance and Zoonotic Infections.   See cover photo for more details.